Slide Celebrating 40 Years of Research Excellence In Africa Slide Our vision is to be a leading Centre of Excellence in Research for Human Health VISION Slide We are committed to excellence and highest standards of professionalism. READ MORE Slide To improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery. MISSION Slide The motto of the Institute is “In Search of Better Health” READ MORE Slide The Institute currently ranks as one of the leading Centres of excellence in health research both in Africa as well as globally. Slide KEMRI is the Medical Research arm of the Government . Slide We uphold the philosophy of respect and fairness to all. Slide The Institute currently ranks as one of the leading Centres of excellence in health research both in Africa as well as globally. Slide KEMRI-Centre-for Virus Research CVR Research Scientists Part of the Rapid Response Team Slide Slide KEMRI-Centre-for Virus Research CVR Research Scientists Part of the Rapid Response Team

About Us

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a state corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979,

which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.

KEMRI has grown from its humble beginning over 40 years ago to become a regional leader in human health research.
The Institute currently ranks as one of the leading Centres of excellence in health research both in Africa as well as globally.

Our mission is to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery.

11th Annual KASH conference

8th-10th June, 2021
KASH is the KEMRI Annual Scientific and Health Conference launched in 2010 with the mission to mainstream KEMRI’s scientific and health agenda by dissemination, sharing and digesting scientific outputs and other allied products including networking and strengthening partnerships and collaborations to Improve health and quality of life.

Programmes

Projects areas include: Vaccine Development, Diagnostics, Genetic Engineering, Bioinformatics

See More

Projects areas include: epidemiology, behavioural and social sciences, nutrition, environmental/ occupational health, oral health, Health care financing, governance and leadership and service delivery

Read More

Projects areas include: maternal health, child health, adolescent health, STI’s, Gender Based Violence (GBV), infertility, sexual dysfunction, family planning, harmful traditional practices, aging and sexual and reproductive health, gender and human rights.

See More

projects include traditional medicine, conventional medicine and alternative medicine

See More

IPDRP focuses on the following sub-disciplines: Virology, Bacteriology, Mycology, Helminthology, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Zoonotic diseases

Read More

It involves conducting basic, clinical, operational, implementation and applied research in all matters related to non-communicable diseases that include Life styles diseases such as Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular problems, Drug and Substance abuse among others.

Read More

Non Communicable Diseases

Collaborators and Partners

Social Media Wall

COCHRANE KenyaClick on the button below to visit COCHRANE Kenya. Close popup to resume to KEMRI website.

Cochrane is a not-for-profit international organization dedicated to producing and disseminating systematic reviews of health care interventions or synthesis of evidence from clinical trials and other types of studies. The Cochrane Kenya affiliate will promote evidence-informed decision making in health care across the East African region